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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
  
Company A&nbsp;- Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties&nbsp;<br>Company B&nbsp;- Burke, Wilkes and Caldwell Counties<br>Company C&nbsp;- Bertie County&nbsp;<br>Company D&nbsp;- Burke County&nbsp;<br> Company E&nbsp;- Mecklenburg and Iredell Counties<br>Company F&nbsp;- Chowan, Perquimans and Hertford Counties&nbsp;<br>Company G - Orange and Chatham Counties&nbsp;<br> Company H&nbsp;- Mecklenburg County<br>Company I&nbsp;- Lincoln and Gaston&nbsp;Counties<br> Company K&nbsp;- Buncombe County<ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 24 March 2011)</ref>
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Company A&nbsp;- Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties&nbsp;<br>Company B&nbsp;- Burke, Wilkes and Caldwell Counties<br>Company C&nbsp;- Bertie County&nbsp;<br>Company D&nbsp;- Burke County&nbsp;<br>Company E&nbsp;- Mecklenburg and Iredell Counties<br>Company F&nbsp;- Chowan, Perquimans and Hertford Counties&nbsp;<br>Company G - Orange and Chatham Counties&nbsp;<br>Company H&nbsp;- Mecklenburg County<br>Company I&nbsp;- Lincoln and Gaston&nbsp;Counties<br>Company K&nbsp;- Buncombe County<ref name="ncgenweb">[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865], (accessed 24 March 2011)</ref>  
  
The information about the companies comes from the[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations <br>and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]
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The information about the companies comes from&nbsp; [http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/NCMilOrg/company.htm A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865]
  
 
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Brief History

The 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Bethel Regiment) was organized at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in March, 1862. It lost over half of the 617 at Gettysburg, reported 15 casualties at Bristoe. It surrendered 8 officers and 74 men.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Company A - Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties 
Company B - Burke, Wilkes and Caldwell Counties
Company C - Bertie County 
Company D - Burke County 
Company E - Mecklenburg and Iredell Counties
Company F - Chowan, Perquimans and Hertford Counties 
Company G - Orange and Chatham Counties 
Company H - Mecklenburg County
Company I - Lincoln and Gaston Counties
Company K - Buncombe County[2]

The information about the companies comes from  A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865


Other Sources

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.

John Wheeler Moore. Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War between the States. (Raleigh: Ash & Gatling, State printers, 1882). Internet Archive

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. A Guide to Military Organizations and Installations North Carolina 1861-1865, (accessed 24 March 2011)